Requiem For Gregory Battcock Analysis

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During the late 1970’s visual artist Dionis Figueroa was in alignment with the philosophical core of the foundation of the Conceptual Art Movement. Moreover, conceptualism as a revolutionary emerging tendency was a creative venture that caused much shock and turmoil in the art world scene, consequently on a worldwide scale. The conceptualist movement’s initial breaking-through influence spanned from the mid 60’s to our days. As a direct consequence, the ramifications of its influence on creative development itself, was an innate effect of the new; due to the shifting change of content oriented new aesthetic conceptions that adhered to the closest definition of contemporaneity as it is known. In addition, directly it affected its multiple, and amorphous contextual functions and aesthetic applications. Therefore, remaining in the flow of adaptability, since it arose. The emerging conceptual movement itself could be contextualized…show more content…
The elegiac painting “Requiem for Gregory Battcock”, was conceived and executed by the artist using a deep, dark and somber painting medium, and had been created with an openly expressive and gestural painterly method, using black and a dark blue enamel paint. Combined with liquefied-thinned silver enamel paint on a solid-black Arches paper. The painter also combined these pictorial mediums with white and silver sharp lines that were incisive diagonally and vertically onto the pictorial plane. The piece could be seen horizontally and or vertically, and its composition would not be off balance or fall in either direction that the work was
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